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Thursday, March 24, 2005

Web Whiparound: Will Americans Give Office Some Space?

The inevitable comparisons have begun between the brand-new NBC remake of The Office and the BBC Original. And while few critics deem it as good as the one from across the pond, many seem surprised that it's as enjoyable as it is, easy to do when you consider Coupling. NBC's last disastrous adaptation.

Personally, I can't wait to see it, even though I fully expect it to be disappointing.

Related links:
NY Daily News: "It doesn't work for us"
NY Post: American "Office"-mates are just fine
USA Today: NBC copy machine misfeeds at The Office
Chicago Sun Times: The Office gives wage slaves a laugh
Boston Herald: Office comedy should put in some OT
Seattle Press Intelligencer: Office "Potentially tragic, touch-and-go experiment"
Philadelphia Inquirer: Getting a laugh at The Office shouldn't be awfully hard work
LA Daily News: Office "A surprisingly effective reimagining of a bona fide comic treasure"
Chicago Tribune: American version of The Office works on many levels
Washington Post: Passable Duplicate Of the Brit Hit
Boston Globe: Painfully Funny
SF Gate: Miracle time- Americanized Office is good


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